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Series & Books

Program 2020/21

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 Dates

  • 12 September 2020

Subjects

PANDEMIC, a topic of the past, present and future
Series : L’effondrement, The Last Ship
Films : Contagion, Alerte

Reading suggestions :

.‘Fever’ by Deon Meyer, ‘Virus’ by Robin Cook,

.‘Pandemia’ by Thilliez,

.‘The Eyes of Darkness’ by Dean Koontz

. Comics/BD : 'Green Class' by J Hamon & D Tako or La Chute' by Jared Muralt

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  • 03 October 2020

Books about RECOVERY

How humans recover from all manner of trials and ordeals?
Reading suggestions : article from the Guardian

  • 14 November 2020

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UNIVERSES & SAGAS, tell us your favorite
Films or books - Some famous ones :

Dune, Star Wars, Hunger games, Twilight, Lord of the Ring,  Dallas, The Forsyte Saga, Downton Abbey…

  • 5 December 2020

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CELTIC, IRISH or SCOTTISH MYTHS and LEGENDS such as
. Arthurian Mythology,

. Celtic Goddesses, 

. Loch Ness Monster…

Let's talk about fairy tales and/or stories of enchantments!

  • 9 January 2021

BOOKS TURNED INTO MOVIES, SERIES ADAPTED FROM BOOKS
.Just in case you need suggestions, here are a few but the choice is so wide !
. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
. The BFG by Roald Dahl
. American Gods by Neil Gaiman
. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
. Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx
. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
. Wallander – Sherlock – Outlander

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  • 6 February 2021

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AMERICANS & ENGLISH & AUSTRALIANS
                                Reading suggestions :

                                ‘On Beauty’ by Zadie Smith

                                ‘Chroniques australiennes’ by Bill Brysson,

                                ‘A special relationship’ by Douglas Kennedy

  • 6 March 2021

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FANTASY

For example :

. ‘The northern Lights’ by Philip Pullman,
.‘Le cycle des épées’ by Fritz Leiber
or any others you’d like to introduce to us

  • 3 April 2021

WRITERS who are also ACTORS, DIRECTORS and/or PRODUCERS

who are also WRITERS

Tom HANKS - William BOYD and many others...

  • 8 May 2021

Let's talk about a book you couldn’t finish or

a book you didn’t like but you finished it or

a book you read twice or 3 times or

any book you recommend to read absolutely during Summer!

Topics suggestions for next year

  • 5 June 2021

Ghost Town (*) by Jeff Young

Amazing ! Jeff Young will be our guest ! Don't miss this opportunity to ask your questions !

We will extend the subjet to any other memoir

(*)2 copies of the book are at your disposal, please ask us to have one